A pre-Twister Jami Gertz heads the cast in the independently produced Jersey Girl. Born and bred in the Garden State, Gertz is overwhelmed by a desire to taste life in the Big City across the river. Once she lands in New York City, Gertz instantly meets Dylan McDermott, the man of her dreams-nearly totalling his Mercedes in the process. Likewise a refugee from New Jersey, the well-heeled McDermott feels both gratified and uncomfortable by Gertz's attentions; after all, she represents everything that he's fought long and hard to forget. Your enjoyment of Jersey Girl is utterly dependent upon your feelings towards Jami Gertz, since she's pretty much the whole show in this unpretentious PG-rated romance. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi
I liked this movie. I'm not a professional movie critic or anything like that, so I can't say whether it was good acting or
producing or directing, but I can say it had a good story with a fairytale ending. This movie may not be for everyone but there's
a group of people out there that can relate to this "Jersey Girl" (Jami Gertz), and they don't have to be a native of New Jersey.
I liked the way the character showed the faith she had in her dream. She didn't just dream, but she acted on her faith to make
her dream come true and she didn't give up and her dream did come true.